Sermons into Print

James Rigney

in The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199237531
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

Sermons into Print

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This article tries to locate the sermon within the interplay of the production and consumption of printed books during the seventeenth century. The article outlines the progress of sermons into print, and examines the transformation of these printed volumes into products. It also follows the progress of these products not only into the hands of the ‘godly reader’, but also into the hands of the disputatious and debatable reader.

Keywords: sermons into print; printed books; production; consumption

Article.  7215 words. 

Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800)

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